Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma: Dream of building a global Indian company energises during the harsh reality of Covid

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Paytm's 42-year old founder, billionaire Vijay Shekhar Sharma spoke to Forbes India recently about his plans to get to breakeven and make his company a one-stop-shop for every financial need of millions of consumers and merchants in India. He spoke about coping with the harsh reality of Covid, how his venture has changed over the last few years, the need for experienced people, the aspiration for a publicly listed global Indian company and how he stays motivated. Here are edited excerpts from the interview